Hospital security guard attacked in Danville

DANVILLE, Ky. (WKYT) - A hospital security guard ended up in the hospital after being attacked.

Danville Police say that on the night of Saturday, February 16, officers responded to an alarm at Ephraim McDowell Diagnostic Center, located on Southtown Drive. Officers checked the premises and found it to be secure. 20 minutes later, there was a second alarm at the Diagnostic Center. Upon checking with Ephraim McDowell, they told police that their security officer was on scene checking the building. 20 minutes after that, Danville Police Department were dispatched to Ephraim McDowell Medical Center to investigate an assault on one of their security officers.

Security Officer Bobby Potts stated to investigators that he was checking the outside doors of the building when someone struck him in the back of the head and shoved him down the stairs. Potts was treated for minor injuries at Ephraim McDowell Medical Center.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Danville Police Department at (859) 238-1220.

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